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From: Jim Holsenback
Subject: Re: looks_like suggestion
Date: 17 Sep 2016 09:01:51
Message: <57dd3ebf$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/17/2016 8:27 AM, clipka wrote:
> Am 16.09.2016 um 19:51 schrieb Alain:
>
>> point_at always default to <0,0,0>.
>
> Actually, no, it doesn't.
>
> It defaults to <0,0,1>.
>
so the docs are wrong then?

http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Light_Source


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From: clipka
Subject: Re: looks_like suggestion
Date: 17 Sep 2016 10:17:53
Message: <57dd5091$1@news.povray.org>
Am 17.09.2016 um 15:01 schrieb Jim Holsenback:
> On 9/17/2016 8:27 AM, clipka wrote:
>> Am 16.09.2016 um 19:51 schrieb Alain:
>>
>>> point_at always default to <0,0,0>.
>>
>> Actually, no, it doesn't.
>>
>> It defaults to <0,0,1>.
>>
> so the docs are wrong then?
> 
> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Light_Source

Yes, apparently. The source code is quite clear on this.


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From: Jim Holsenback
Subject: Re: looks_like suggestion
Date: 17 Sep 2016 10:27:08
Message: <57dd52bc$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/17/2016 10:17 AM, clipka wrote:
> Am 17.09.2016 um 15:01 schrieb Jim Holsenback:
>> On 9/17/2016 8:27 AM, clipka wrote:
>>> Am 16.09.2016 um 19:51 schrieb Alain:
>>>
>>>> point_at always default to <0,0,0>.
>>>
>>> Actually, no, it doesn't.
>>>
>>> It defaults to <0,0,1>.
>>>
>> so the docs are wrong then?
>>
>> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Light_Source
>
> Yes, apparently. The source code is quite clear on this.
>

quelle suprise ... corrected


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From: Mike Horvath
Subject: Re: looks_like suggestion
Date: 17 Sep 2016 14:07:48
Message: <57dd8674$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/17/2016 9:01 AM, Jim Holsenback wrote:
> On 9/17/2016 8:27 AM, clipka wrote:
>> Am 16.09.2016 um 19:51 schrieb Alain:
>>
>>> point_at always default to <0,0,0>.
>>
>> Actually, no, it doesn't.
>>
>> It defaults to <0,0,1>.
>>
> so the docs are wrong then?
>
> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Light_Source

Not just the docs, but the demo scenes too. Like I said.


Mike


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From: Mike Horvath
Subject: Re: looks_like suggestion
Date: 17 Sep 2016 14:15:57
Message: <57dd885d$1@news.povray.org>
On 9/17/2016 2:08 PM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> On 9/17/2016 9:01 AM, Jim Holsenback wrote:
>> On 9/17/2016 8:27 AM, clipka wrote:
>>> Am 16.09.2016 um 19:51 schrieb Alain:
>>>
>>>> point_at always default to <0,0,0>.
>>>
>>> Actually, no, it doesn't.
>>>
>>> It defaults to <0,0,1>.
>>>
>> so the docs are wrong then?
>>
>> http://wiki.povray.org/content/Reference:Light_Source
>
> Not just the docs, but the demo scenes too. Like I said.
>
>
> Mike

Unless you edit the source code so that the default position becomes 
<0,0,0>.

Mike


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